After Trump’s controversial embassy move to Jerusalem, other embassies are also relocating

As more countries move their embassies to Jerusalem, it comes with it the perception that more nations are recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, angering world powers who do not recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Holy City. By Edward Leano | The Christian Post | Jul 10, 2018 Countries with embassies in Jerusalem: US, …

“Ashamed to Be Jewish”: As Trump base celebrates embassy move, horrified US Jews mourn Gaza deaths

After being shut out of embassy celebrations by evangelicals and ultra-Orthodox, many mainstream Jews face crisis and anguish over Israeli response to Palestinian protests. By Allison Kaplan Sommer | Haaretz | May 15, 2018 “[We are] alarmed, concerned, and profoundly saddened by the growing number of Gazan dead and wounded. It does not have to be …

Six “must-read” articles on the Gaza protests and embassy move

Haaretz correspondents’ top takes on the latest round of battles between Israel and the Palestinians and on Trump moving the embassy to Jerusalem. By Haaretz | May 15, 2018 “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was …

Trump’s embassy move has triggered deadly protests — these maps explain why

Settlers’ rapidly growing presence in East Jerusalem, along with Monday’s embassy move, indicate that while Trump may still float the possibility of a “two-state solution,” his actions are pointing into the opposite direction. By Rick Noack | The Washington Post | May 14, 2018 In this article: Why do so many countries refuse to recognize Jerusalem …

Israeli forces kill dozens of Palestinians at US embassy protests

Deadliest day in Gaza since 2014 war as US holds ceremony to mark opening of diplomatic mission in Jerusalem. By Oliver Holmes and Hazem Balousha | The Guardian | May 14, 2018 “I’m here because of our land that we want back. We have nothing to lose. Nobody cares about us. Why should we wait to …

LIVE UPDATES: Israeli troops kill dozens of Palestinians in protests as US embassy opens in Jerusalem

52 Palestinians killed and over 2,400 wounded in protests in Gaza and West Bank over moving US embassy to Jerusalem. By Amanda Holpuch and Matthew Weaver | The Guardian | May 14, 2018 “We condemn unreservedly the Israeli government for their brutal, lethal and utterly unjustified actions on the Gaza border, and our thoughts are with …

Steven Mnuchin to lead delegation of 250 to embassy opening in Jerusalem

Group to include Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump, Republican Senators Ted Cruz and Lindsay Graham, Jewish leaders and heads of pro-Israel evangelical Christian organizations. By Staff | The Times of Israel | Apr 22, 2018 Trump, who formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and announced the embassy relocation on December 6, had mulled attending the inauguration, …